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Andrea Sachs is a recent college graduate who somehow, to the apparent surprise of everyone she meets in the novel, manages to attain the position of assistant to Miranda Priestly, the novel's antagonist, at Runway Magazine.
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The main focus of this novel is the relationship between the semi-naive writer hopeful, Andrea, and her belligerent-is-too-kind-a-word boss, Miranda. Andrea is gratified to land the job but is shellshocked upon entering the cultlike environment, both because of her boss Miranda's incredible arrogance and ridiculous demands, and by her colleagues' panic to get under Miranda's good graces. This novel defies synopsis, as nothing I could write would correctly capture the arrogance in Miranda's attitude and actions.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Life of a profession:    -   journalist/editor/publisher Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   journalist Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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